Private Tour from Kusadasi to Churches around Ephesus, and Gazibegendi Hill

If walls could talk, the ruins of Ephesus would have some stories to tell. Back in the 1st century BC, this city was one of powerhouses of the Mediterranean. Drive to the Virgin Mary Monument to get a snapshot of the world famous archaeological site of Ephesus that glimmers in the distance. Next, carry on to the House of Virgin Mary. Historians believe Mary spent her last days in the area around this place of pilgrimage. And then continue to St.John church where St John lived with the Virgin Mary after being cast out of Jerusalem in 37 to 42AD. Legend has it that St John wrote his Gospel here, and was buried here in accordance with his dying wishes. Also, You can take amazing photos on best view point of Kusadasi before turn back to port or your hotel in Kusadasi.

per adult from

$134

NZD

Duration

6 hours 45 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Port pick-up and drop-off
    • Private tour (You will not share transportation service & guiding service with any other passenger)
    • Professional tour guide who licensed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
    • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees.(We'll arrange entrance fees in advance, so you will be skipped the long ticket lines)
    • Meals, Drinks
    • Personal expenses
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    • Entry/Admission - The Basilica of Saint John
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast

    Departures from port of Kusadasi : Your private guide will meet you at the exit gate of Kusadasi port on your meeting time and will show you a signboard written "YOUR NAME" on it.

    Departures from hotels in Selcuk & Kusadasi : Your private guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey

    Your first visit will be the pilgrimage point claimed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary. Once you arrive there you will be thrilled by the natural beauty that surrounds the monument.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

    After visited the St.Mary's House, you will continue to Ephesus Ancient City. Ephesus was one of the most important harbor cities in antique world and also it is mentioned in the book of Revelations as one of the seven churches. Of all the cities mentioned in the New Testament that were visited by St. Paul, Ephesus is the only one that was also addressed in the Book of Revelation. According to Acts, St. Paul visited the city of Ephesus on both his second and third missionary journeys. On his second journey his visit was brief. After engaging in a discussion in the synagogue, St. Paul left Ephesus, leaving Priscilla and Aquila in the city, and promised to return (Acts 18:18-20).

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Basilica of Saint John, Isa Bey Mahallesi, 2013. Sk. No:1, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

    After visited the Ephesus ancient city, you will continue to the Basilica dedicated to the author of Revelation St. John. According to the legend St. John died in this church after having written the Fourth Gospel and the Basilica was built by the Emperor Justinian over St. Johns burial place.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Kusadasi Gazi Begendi Park, Turgut Ozal Blv., Kusadasi Turkey

    You will drive back to Kusadasi and stop at the Gazibegendi Hill for take photos of Kusadasi Bay and your cruise ship from best view point of Kusadasi.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast

    After that short stop, your private vehicle and guide will drop back you to port of Kusadasi or your hotel in Kusadasi - Selcuk.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    1: Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey
    2: Selçuk, İzmir, Turkey
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The pick-up & drop-off services are valid for the port of Kusadasi, and hotels in Selcuk & Kusadasi.Departures from port of Kusadasi : Your private guide will meet you at the exit gate of Kusadasi port on your meeting time and will show you a signboard written "YOUR NAME" on it.Departures from hotels in Selcuk & Kusadasi : Your private guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi.Ports
    • Kusadasi Port, Türkmen, Yat Limanı, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The supplier could be wait max 60 minutes more for pick you up at the meeting point. If you do not meet with them within that duration, they can leave from there and tour booking is going to be no-show.
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • The photo stop at Gazi Begendi Hill is not include for passengers who starting from hotels in Selcuk. They will be dropped back to their hotel in Selcuk before the tour car turn back to Kusadasi.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Hand sanitizers provided for travellers in cars, restaurants. Desk/seater plans with Social distancing (min 2 meters ) in restaurants.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Turkey Experiences

Activity ID: V-236057P23

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